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The bench commemorating two Navy pilots, Ensigns Kraus and Longnecker, who died during a training mission over Norwich and Preston.

Chapter 270 Honors Navy Pilots Who Died in 1944 Collision

November 28, 2016

A polished and gleaming new granite bench now commemorates two Navy pilots who perished 72 years ago in an aircraft combat training mission above the Norwich State Hospital grounds in Preston, CT . The bench,…

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Principal Butcher addresses the assembly with veterans and students

Chapter 195 Donates Walk-A-Thon Proceeds to Widows and Elementary Schools

November 28, 2016

Pathfinders Chapter 195 held a Walk-A-Thon in Zephyrhills, FL and raised over $1400 from pledges. Chapter 195, an incarcerated Vietnam Veterans of America chapter, is located in the Zephyrhills Correctional Institution (ZCI). Mrs. Maynor, the…

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Food Donation

Chapter 628 Supports Canned Food Drive

November 23, 2016

Blue-Gray Chapter 628 of Princeton, WV helped sponsor a canned food drive at local schools in Virginia and West Virginia benefiting the outreach activities of Bluefield Union Mission. Bluefield Union Mission is a not for…

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Chapter 925 Memorial

Chapter 925 Adds to Monument

November 21, 2016

On Veterans Day in Conway, SC, the Grand Strand Chapter 925 dedicated a new monument honoring soldiers who have died since the Vietnam War. The memorial now features a smaller monument at the base of…

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Chapter 982 Contributes to Success of Stand Down Event

November 21, 2016

The 2016 Santa Barbara County Veteran's Stand Down in Santa Maria, CA received support from Chapter 982 for its fifth annual event supporting veterans. Chapter 982 supported the event by distributing hot meals to over…

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Granite engraving

Chapter 937 Plans Updates to Monument

November 18, 2016

On Veterans Day, Chapter 937 prepared to update the Vietnam War memorial in Bryan, TX with additional names. The update was kicked off with a Veterans Day ceremony hosted by the chapter. The ceremony featured…

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Camp Blanding Joint Training Center

Members of Chapter 1059 Appreciated on Veterans Day

November 17, 2016

Camp Blanding Joint Training Center in Starke, FL commemorated Vietnam veterans with a special Veterans Day program. The ceremony, with a spotlight especially on Vietnam veterans, was accented by a speech from Clay County, FL…

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The Wall

Chapter 607 Sponsors its Fourth Vietnam Memorial

November 16, 2016

The Veteran Affairs medical center in Tuskegee, AL is the site of a new black granite Vietnam monument that was sponsored by Chapter 607 . The 3 feet tall monument bears the the names of…

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Chapter 268 Restores Civil War Memorial, Joed Viera, Staff Photographer, The Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Chapter 268 Restores Civil War Memorial

November 10, 2016

Chapter 268 has finished restoring a long-forgotten Civil War memorial featuring Lockport, NY soldiers in time for a Veterans Day re-dedication. The chapter received funding from over 70 individuals and organizations totaling $2, 100 to…

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Dearborn, MI

Member of Chapter 267 is Veteran of the Year in Michigan

November 9, 2016

U.S. Navy veteran Charles E. “Andy” Anderson will be honored as the 2016 Dearborn Veteran of the Year by the Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council (DAWVC). Anderson is the second vice president of the James…

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